Friday, March 1, 2024

Tag: Spinal Cord

Riding a bike with her hands

Canadian Morgan Van Breda is cycling from Delhi to Kanyakumari to raise awareness about spinal cord injury, and funds for her own treatment Thirty two...

Amazing hypothermia protocol cures gymnast’s spinal cord injury

A relatively new treatment protocol is providing nearly miraculous results for some victims of spinal cord injuries, reports the Miami Herald. In the case...

Rick Hansen set to re-enact his Man in Motion journey

Relay involving 7,000 Canadians chosen from 600 communities along the route will begin on 25th anniversary of historic trek When an exhausted but triumphant Rick...

The Site That Breathes

"Life is not measured by the number breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away." This quote has two meanings...

Australian Man Gets Treatment at Shepherd Center

ATLANTA - A 29-year-old Australian man who suffered a spinal chord injury found himself at Atlanta's Shepherd Center for intense rehabilitation. "I push myself every...

Paralysed rugby player stands again for the first time in 15 years on his...

A former rugby player who was paralysed from the neck down stood again for the first time – on his wedding day. John Power was...

The Brave Ability Of Joni Tada

One man's trash is another man's treasure. Especially when it's a discarded wheelchair. Tens of thousands of disabled people in developing countries enjoy the dignity...

Aussie Quadriplegic is chicken soup for America’s soul

The serious impact of the spinal cord injury is remembered during the second week of November by Australians with the help of Josh Wood's...

Spleen Might Be Source of Damaging Cells at Spinal Cord Injury Site

Newswise — The spleen, an organ that helps the body fight infections, might also be a source of the cells that end up doing...

Study Seeks New Way to Enhance Neuron Repair in Spinal Cord Injury

Newswise — If researchers could determine how to send signals to cells responding to a spinal cord injury, they might be able to stop...